Renowned contemporary architects have also contributed to Lyon and its surrounding areas: from Tony Garnier to Santiago Calatrava, Buren to Renzo Piano, Mario Botta to Christian de Portzamparc, and Richard Zehrfuss to Coop Himmelblau… 

Each one has helped shape the city, present and future, leaving their own unique and prestigious mark throughout.

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Musée des Confluences

It is one of the latest great contemporary museums which alone are enough to justify a trip to Lyon. So of course, you wouldn't miss this visit for...

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The Confluence district

The southern tip of Lyon’s central peninsula, long devoted to manufacturing and transport, is the focus of an unprecedented project of urban...

Le Quartier des Gratte-Ciel

This district resultes from the strong political determination of mayor Lazare Goujon, along the lines of modernist utopia, but also from the...

Opéra de Lyon

Topped by a majestic dome, the old theatre was restored by Jean Nouvel. He tripled the size of the building by digging out five levels beneath the...

Flower Tree

The 85-flower “Flower Tree” bouquet created by the Korean artist Jeong Hwa Choi was exhibited on Place Antonin Poncet during Lyon's contemporary art...

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Cité Internationale

The "Cite International" was realized from 1992 till 1999 by the architect Renzo PIANO and the landscape painter Michel CORAJOUD. It includes centres...

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Halle Tony Garnier

This building, built between 1909 and 1928 by architect Tony Garnier, was used as a slaughterhouse and cattle market until 1967, and known as La...

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The Part-Dieu district

Vast agricultural domain, property of the countess of Servient, around a strengthened farm, a farm and a domain were destroyed in 1874. Sold in 1843...

Matmut Stadium Lyon Gerland

With its antiquity-inspired design, it’s one of the oldest stadiums in France, built by Tony Garnier in 1919 and refurnished in 1998 for the World...

La Cité des Etoiles

Renaudie’s Etoiles architectural and residential development, built between 1974 and 1981, was awarded “20th Century Heritage” status in September...

Groupama Stadium

Designed by the American Studio Populous and initially named Lumières Stadium, Groupama Stadium with 45 hectares is dedicated to host major national...

Banks of the Rhône

Greater Lyon has successfully completed a project aimed at reclaiming its rivers, which began in 2002 with the rehabilitation of the banks of the...

River Sâone banks

Make the most of the peace and quiet of the banks of the Saône thanks to the pedestrian promenade, and its alternating urban and pastoral...

Parking des Célestins

In 1996, this car park won the award issued by the European Parking Association for Europe's most remarkable car park renovation project. The...

Auditorium de Lyon

Music comes to the Auditoriumin a variety of forms and a complete freedom, to be enjoyed by one and all. At the heart of this musical venue, the Lyon...

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Statue of Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Built near the street that has born his name since June 29, 2005, the copper statue was created by a sculptor originally from Lyon, Christiane...

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